One day, patsy was in a supermarket checkout line with her son.
John, and patsy slept in a double bed squeezed into Mike's office and Burke slept with the Archuleta's son.
As the music started up, patsy proved the emcee and her father right.
Shortly afterwards, patsy was told she had Stage Four ovarian cancer, but delayed telling John so as not to add to his grief.
“He just knew with me tapping my feet on the floor that I could dance,” patsy recalls.
Any way, whatever the reason of it was, he had patsy Flaherty leathering the mare like the devil.
He was about to kill me with patsy's hunting-knife when—when—when I shot him.
After a consultation with patsy, the doctor undertook to speak seriously to the unreasonably afflicted men.
My only sister was patsy and she was borned after slavery and died at Wagoner, Oklahoma.
In this the latter had the advantage, for patsy came in wide open, swinging his right in a perilous sweep.
"fall guy, victim of a deception," 1903, of uncertain origin, possibly an alteration of Italian pazzo "madman" (see patch (n.2)), or south Italian dialectal paccio "fool." Another theory traces it to Patsy Bolivar, character created by Billy B. Van in an 1890s vaudeville skit who was blamed whenever anything went wrong.
"Poor Rogers," Vincent said, still smiling, "he is always the 'Patsy Bolivar' of the school."
"Yes," Frank answered, "if there are any mistakes to be made or trouble to fall into, Rogers seems to be always the victim." ["Anthony Yorke," "A College Boy," 1899]
[1903+; apparently fr the name of Patsy Bolivar, a character in a minstrel skit of the 1880s, who was blamed for whatever went wrong]